Regulation 2021 Anna University Code – CE3391 deals with the semester – III Fluid Mechanics and Machinery Syllabus of B.E Mechanical Engineering. Most of the semester syllabus tries to give both practical and theoretical knowledge to the students. To acquire the proper knowledge regarding the studies to prepare for the examination, need a detailed syllabus right?

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**Aim Of Objectives:**

- To introduce the students about properties of the fluids, behavior of fluids under static conditions.
- To impart basic knowledge of the dynamics of fluids and boundary layer concept.
- To expose to the applications of the conservation laws to a) flow measurements b) flow through pipes (both laminar and turbulent) and c) forces on pipe bends.
- To exposure to the significance of boundary layer theory and its thicknesses.
- To expose the students to basic principles of working of hydraulic machinery and to design Pelton wheel, Francis and Kaplan turbine, centrifugal and reciprocating pumps.

**CE3391 – Fluid Mechanics and Machinery Syllabus**

**Unit I:** Fluid Properties And Flow Characteristics

Properties of fluids – Fluid statics – Pressure Measurements – Buoyancy and floatation – Flow characteristics – Eulerian and Lagrangian approach – Concept of control volume and system – Reynold’s transportation theorem – Continuity equation, energy equation and momentum equation – Applications.

**Unit II:** Flow Through Pipes And Boundary Layer

Reynold’s Experiment – Laminar flow through circular conduits – Darcy Weisbach equation – friction factor – Moody diagram – Major and minor losses – Hydraulic and energy gradient lines – Pipes in series and parallel – Boundary layer concepts – Types of boundary layer thickness.

**Unit III:** Dimensional Analysis And Model Studies

Fundamental dimensions – Dimensional homogeneity – Rayleigh’s method and Buckingham Pi theorem – Dimensionless parameters – Similitude and model studies – Distorted and undistorted models.

**Unit IV:** Turbines

Impact of jets – Velocity triangles – Theory of rotodynamic machines – Classification of turbines – Working principles – Pelton wheel – Modern Francis turbine – Kaplan turbine – Work done – Efficiencies – Draft tube – Specific speed – Performance curves for turbines – Governing of turbines.

**Unit V:** Pumps

Classification of pumps – Centrifugal pumps – Working principle – Heads and efficiencies– Velocity triangles – Work done by the impeller – Performance curves – Reciprocating pump working principle Indicator diagram and its variations – Work saved by fitting air vessels – Rotary pumps.

**Text Books:**

- Modi P.N. and Seth, S.M. Hydraulics and Fluid Mechanics, Standard Book House, New Delhi, 22nd edition (2019)
- Jain A. K. Fluid Mechanics including Hydraulic Machines, Khanna Publishers, New Delhi, 2014.
- Kumar K. L., Engineering Fluid Mechanics, Eurasia Publishing House(p) Ltd. New Delhi, 2016.

**References:**

- Fox W.R. and McDonald A.T., Introduction to Fluid Mechanics John-Wiley and Sons, Singapore, 2011.
- Pani B S, Fluid Mechanics: A Concise Introduction, Prentice Hall of India Private Ltd, 2016.
- Cengel Y A and Cimbala J M, Fluid Mechanics, McGraw Hill Education Pvt. Ltd., 201 4.
- S K Som; Gautam Biswas and S Chakraborty, Introduction to Fluid Mechanics and Fluid Machines, Tata McGraw Hill Education Pvt. Ltd., 2012.
- Streeter, V. L. and Wylie E. B., Fluid Mechanics, McGraw Hill Publishing Co., 2010.

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